Ernst Mach Follow-Up Grants for International Students in Austria

Ernst Mach Follow-Up Grants for International Students in Austria

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Award or Grant Description $$  education fund

Postdoctoral candidates who conduct research and/or teach at a college or university in a non-European developing country can apply for the Ernst Mach Follow-Up Grants offered by the OeAD for the academic year 2022-2023.

This scholarship grant has exclusively been established for candidates from non-European developing countries wanting to pursue their education in Natural Sciences, Technical Sciences, Human Medicine, Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, or Arts in Austria. Selected candidates can expect a monthly scholarship along with accommodation and health insurance.

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A fine chance for applicants in Austria.The OeAD is Austria’s leading non-profit-making service organization in the field of international educational and scientific cooperation. It is an agency of the Republic of Austria and thus contributes to inclusive, equal, and high-quality education.

The OeAD carries out operations in Austria, Europe, and internationally in priority countries. It advises, promotes, and supports international cooperation in education, science, and research and is the central service point for European and international mobility and cooperation programmes in education, science, and research.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: Non-European developing countries.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Post-doctoral programmes offered in Natural Sciences, Technical Sciences, Human Medicine, Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, or Arts at Austrian higher education institutions and universities can be applied for.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • Post-doctoral researchers and lecturers from non-European developing countries, who research and/or teach at higher education institutions or universities and have already received a grant administered by the OeAD-GmbH in the past.
  • Applicants must be 50 years of age.

Offered Benefits

The candidates successfully selected will be granted support towards their scientific career and be provided the following:

  • The monthly scholarship rate is EUR 1,250
  • Accommodation costs around EUR 250 to EUR 600
  • Health Insurance of around EUR 55 to EUR 200
  • A travel allowance of a maximum of EUR 1,000 on the presentation of original documents

Application Process

  • How to Apply: Admission applications must be made according to the application procedure of the respective Austrian institute or university. Scholarship applications must only be made via the official portal.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Declaration of the consent of the scientific partner in Austria
  • Scanned passport copy (page with name and photo)
  • Current proof of employment at the home institution
  • (College or university in a non-European developing country)
  • Complete CV
  • Scanned copy of the university degree certificate for your PhD or doctoral studies
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must meet the academic and entry requirements of the university or institute they wish to gain admission.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants must be a very good knowledge of English and/or German.

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